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Area Residents Among 68 Charged During Drug Bust At Music Festival In Upstate New York

Stephentown is east of Albany.
Stephentown is east of Albany. Photo Credit: Google Maps

Four residents of the Hudson Valley and two from Fairfield County were among 68 people charged during a four-day New York State Police detail that focused on the illegal distribution of controlled substances at the Disc Jam Music Festival in Stephentown, New York, east of Albany.

The detail was held from Thursday, June 6 to Monday, June 10 by members of Troop G and Troop K uniform and BCI, along with the Troop G Violent Gang Narcotics Enforcement Team.

State Police seized quantities of cocaine, doses of LSD, hallucinogenic mushrooms, ketamine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, MDMA, and concentrated cannabis. 

Those charged from the Hudson Valley were:

  • Jason M. McGrinder, 35, Red Hook, felony driving while intoxicated; aggravated first-degree unlicensed operation; fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana 
  • Brian S. Hennessey, 43, Larchmont, driving while intoxicated
  • Daniel Restrepotrujillo, 25, Tappan, fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance with intent to sell; fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance

Charged from Fairfield County were:

  • Olivia A. Sproviero, 22, of Danbury, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance
  • Francis S. Feli, 47, Newtown, driving while ability impaired by alcohol

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